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cross-training

Multiskilling Sports medicine
1. The regular participation in multiple sports–eg, basketball and long-distance running.
2. The exercising of muscle groups or participation in a sport differing from than an athlete's primary sport. See Training.

cross-training

1. A cost-containment measure whereby instruction and experience are provided to enable health care workers to perform procedures and provide services previously limited to other members of the health team.
2. In physical fitness training, the use of one or more sports to train for another. For example, training in both cycling and running strengthens all of the leg muscle groups and makes them less vulnerable to injury.
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However, like general aerobic training, these runs can be substituted with the crosstraining activity of your choice.
Swim, row, bike, or use a glider-type crosstraining machine to substitute impact activity.
I'm a vegetarian who runs daily and stays active with crosstraining like biking and kayaking.
The Beginner programs teach simple, low intensity forms of stairclimbing, fitness walking, running and crosstraining and are designed to develop proper exercise habits.
We have enjoyed the flexibility of three crosstrained techs, but additional crosstraining will allow increased creativity in scheduling and instrument rotation and will enrich the continuing education of each technologist.
Circle International has a history of quality initiatives, including extensive employee crosstraining, carrier/vendor performance measurements and several quality awards, including Chrysler's coveted ROE (Recognition of Excellence), 3M, Harris Corporation's Electronic System Sector "Quality Suppliers" of the year, and Black and Decker.
We established minimum ratings on performance evaluations as well as the crosstraining and CE standards.
In recent years, the company has made a significant impact on the commercial market, largely due to its introduction of a new category of aerobic exercise: elliptical crosstraining.
Make use of crosstraining modalities like cycling and swimming to help strengthen muscles without leading to re-injury or new overuse injuries.
A lot of people don't see snowboarders as athletes, more lifestyle people, but I'm pretty much working full time doing crosstraining, and I am quite versatile, which is why I did so well.
Cedalion Education, specializing in technical software crosstraining,